Year Introduced: 1988
A charming fuchsia, comes into bloom early, and is easy to grow and shape. Self branching, freely carried flowers are held slightly outwards, ideal bedding or basket fuchsia that can also be trained. Easy to grow, a little cracker.
Tube: Rose carmine, darker stripes, short, plump, rounded.
Sepals: Pale carmine above, paler still below, almost white at base. Noticeably creped texture to the undersides, 1/2 up, strongly recurved, tips bend around to touch the tube.
Corolla: Magenta, matures carmine, 1/2 flared, smooth, flat petals that don't overlap.
Parentage: La Campanella x Other Fellow.
AFS 2290, NKvF 4236
PINK LA CAMPANELLA - No. 2290 (Hanson, 1988) Single. Trailer.
Non- to half flared 20mm (3/4") long x 20mm wide COROLLA opens magenta maturing to carmine with smooth petal edges.
Half up 25mm (1") long x 11mm (3/8") wide SEPALS are pale carmine shading darker at tips on the upper surface, pale carmine/white on the lower surface with recurved tips.
Proportionately short thick 10mm (3/8") long x 9mm (3/8") wide TUBE is rose carmine.
STAMENS extend 14mm (1/2") below corolla with pale carmine filaments and dark carmine anthers.
PISIL extends 25mm below corolla with pale pink style and pale yellow stigma.
Ovate pointed BUD.
FOLIAGE is medium green on the upper surface, pale green on the lower surface with 34mm (1 3/8") long x 22mm (7/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and rounded bases.
PARENTAGE: 'La Campanella' x 'Other Fellow'.
Self brancing stiff trailer with make a good basket or fan.
Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in filtered light.
Easy to grow and train.
Introduced by Arcadia Nurseries.
Tested 3 years near Silsden, Keighley, West Yorks, England UK.
Distinguishing features: early to bloom, sepal markings.
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